By Adebisi Onanuga
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Leadway Assurance Plc which enhanced the insurance products and benefits for all financial members of the association.
The development is part of the efforts of the leadership of the NBA to ensure improved welfare of members of the association.
The association has also opened negotiation with National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to provide insurance cover for members.
No fewer than 1,000 of its members will benefit in the pilot health insurance scheme.
NBA National Publicity Secretary, Dr Rapulu Nduka gave details of the deals in a statement.
Under the MoU, all lawyers who paid their Bar Practice Fee (BPF) on or before March 31, 2021 will, at no extra cost, have access to N2 million as Life Insurance cover representing a 100 per cent increase from what obtained in the past.
The details of the MoU also provided that lawyers who…